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2018 April Calendar: Things to do in Salt Lake City

APRIL 4-18

After-school Adventure Club

Want to break the video-game addiction? No one gets as much out of natural history museums as much as kids. Their brains suck up information on dinosaurs, early humans and minerals like sponges.

Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, SLC, nhmu.utah.edu

APRIL 8-14

Riverdance

The dance troupe everybody loves returns for its 20th Anniversary World Tour. Be captivated by the combination of dance and song.

Eccles Theatre, 131 S. Main, SLC, 801-355-5502, broadway-at-the-eccles.com

APRIL 9

Liaisons Charmantes: French and English Baroque

Utopia Early Music presents French and English Baroque in historically informed performances. The group has been praised for its “clear aesthetic of intimacy, nuance and transparency.”

Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, 1200 E. 1700 South, SLC

APRIL 11

Dashboard Confessional

The pioneers of Emo have been around since the late ‘90s, and still have the charisma to get a crowd to sing along. “Hands Down” one of the best rock shows of the season.

The Complex, 537 W. 100 south, SLC, showclix.com

APRIL 12

Whose Live Anyway?

The cast of TV’s Whose Line is it Anyway will perform skits and songs from audience suggestions. Expect to gasp from laughter.

Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main St., Logan, cachearts.org

APRIL 13

Elvis: The King’s Songbook with the Utah Symphony

Sorry, no pelvis gyrations, but the symphony will hit all the King’s classics—mid-50s to 70s—that changed American music forever.

Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, 801-355-2787, arttix.com

APRIL 14

Kristin Chenoweth

An Intimate Evening with Emmy- and Tony-Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth. Chenoweth’s career spans film, TV (an Emmy) and stage. She even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Tuacahn Amphitheatre, 1100 Tuacahn Dr., Ivins, tuacahn.org

APRIL 21

Rio Grande Winter Market

Your last chance to get fresh produce, chocolate, cider and meat until the Summer Farmers Market opens June 9.

Rio Grand Depot, 300 S. Rio Grande St., SLC, slcfarmersmarket.org

APRIL 21

Free-entrance Day to the National Parks

Being this is National Park Week, Utah’s Big Five national parks have thrown open their gates to the public. It’s the perfect opportunity to scout your spring red-rock hiking and camping trips. nps.gov

APRIL 28

Amasa Trail Race

A race on the Amasa Back trail system, competitors will get amazing views of Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park and the Colorado River. Moab, grassrootsevents.net

Ashley Szanter :Ashley Szanter is a Contributing Editor for Salt Lake magazine as well as a Freelance Writer and Editor. She loves writing about everything Utah, but has a special interest in Northern Utah (here's looking at you, Ogden and Logan).